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Medical imaging and radiotherapy research : skills and strategies

All you need to successfully undertake a research project!\\This exciting new book provides radiography students and practitioners with the key skills and strategies required to undertake research within medical imaging and radiotherapy. Quantitative and qualitative research methods are covered and guidance given on the entire research process - from literature researching, information management and literature evaluation, through to data collection, data analysis and writing up. Specific instruction is given on the structure and presentation of dissertations, writing articles for publication and on presentation skills for presenting at conferences
Print Book, English, 2010
Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Edinburgh, 2010
xiii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780702031045, 0702031046
History of research / David Allen and Julie Hall
Finding and formulating a research question / Martin Vosper
Literature searching / Martin Vosper
Literature evaluation and critique / Stephan Brealey and Andy Scally
Reflective practice / Pauline Reeves
Research governance and ethics / Lisa Booth and Paul Brown
Planning your research study / Barbara Wilford, Susan Cutler, and Peter Williams
Types of information / Alan Castle
Epidemiological research methods / David M Flinton
Sampling errors, bias, and objectivity / David M. Flinton and Andrew Owens
Research outcome measures / Karen Knapp and Fiona Mellor
Health technology assessment / Stephan Brealey and Heidi Probst
Dosimetry / Martin Vosper
Quality assurance and clinical audit / Elizabeth Miles, Jagdeep Kudhail and Martin Vosper
Quantitative methods and analysis / Andrew Owens and David M Flinton
Qualitative analysis / Peter Williams, Barbara Wilford and Susan Cutler
Dissertations and projects
structure and presentation / Alan Castle
Writing for publication and presenting at conferences / Richard Price
Applying for research funding / Gill Marshall and Leon Jonker
Good practice tips and pitfalls to avoid when writing up / Aarthi Ramlaul